Utah Valley University Herbarium

Label

 
Accession # 10116 
Family
Family - UVUAPG III FamilyCronquist FamilyA Utah Flora
Family
AsteraceaeAsteraceaeAsteraceae  
Species Machaeranthera grindelioides (Nutt.) Shinners
Infraspecific    var. grindelioides 
Common name   gumweed tansy aster
Collector(s)
D. Cann   1118  
   with A. Swanson, A. Merkley
Coll. Date 05 June 2003 
Country
State/Province
County
United States
Utah
Uintah County
Locality about 10 miles N of Vernal, off Flaming Gorge Scenic Byway (Highway 44), near Big Brush Creek.
    
Habitat Notes on Chinle Formation. 
Climate NCDC temperatures, daily high (red), daily average (green) and daily low (blue), from 1970 to 2000 at this location.   NCDC average monthly precipitation from 1970 to 2000 at this location.
Latitude Longitude 40° 35'  13" N, 109° 28'  14" W
Township Range T3S, R22E, Sec. 5  
Datum Not recorded
Uncertainty Not calculated
TRS Notes Latitude and longitude were derived from township and range information and may be
inaccurate by as much as 0.7 miles (or 4.2 miles if the section is not given).

Taxonomy


Synonyms recognized by ITIS (bold taxon is currently accepted):

     Machaeranthera grindelioides var. grindelioides (Nutt.) Shinners

     Eriocarpum grindelioides Nutt.
     Haplopappus nuttallii Torr. & Gray
     Sideranthus grindelioides (Nutt.) Britt.

Common Name(s): rayless aster, rayless tansyaster, rayless tansy-aster.

Taxonomic Hierarchy: (ITIS TSN=529072, click for more information and references)

        Kingdom: Plantae
            Subkingdom: Tracheobionta
                Division: Magnoliophyta
                    Class: Magnoliopsida
                        Subclass: Asteridae
                            Order: Asterales
                                Family: Asteraceae
                                    Genus: Machaeranthera
                                        Species: Machaeranthera grindelioides
                                            Variety: Machaeranthera grindelioides var. grindelioides
                                                

Images

Available images of this specimen (click to view):
specimen image: 10116s2.jpg

Images of other samples of the same species:
specimen image: 00460s2.jpg 
00460
specimen image: 00994s2.jpg 
00994
specimen image: 01690s2.jpg 
01690
specimen image: 01721s2.jpg 
01721
specimen image: 02410s2.jpg 
02410
specimen image: 02994s2.jpg 
02994
specimen image: 03269s2.jpg 
03269
specimen image: 03270s2.jpg 
03270
specimen image: 06001s2.jpg 
06001
specimen image: 08620s2.jpg 
08620
specimen image: 09595s2.jpg 
09595
specimen image: 10644s2.jpg 
10644
specimen image: 11926s2.jpg 
11926
specimen image: 11926d1.jpg 
11926
specimen image: 12154s1.jpg 
12154

Nearby Accessions


Other accessions in the database collected near this one:

Accession Name Dist., dir.
10114 Astragalus bisulcatus  var. bisulcatus   "two-grooved milkvetch" same section
10117 Astragalus tenellus      "loose-flowered milkvetch" same section
15284 Sarcobatus vermiculatus      "greasewood" 1.3 mi. S
10115 Xylorhiza venusta      "Cisco woody aster" same section

Locale


Nearby locations from the USGS Geographic Name Information System (GNIS) database:

Name County Dist., dir. Elevation (ft.) 7.5' Quad Name
Buckhorn Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1315 ft. NE   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
East Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 0.9 mi. N   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Stauffer Chemical Tailings Pond North Dam (Dam) Uintah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 5893  Donkey Flat 
Stauffer Chemical Tailings Pond North (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 0.8 mi. NW 5899  Donkey Flat 
Camp Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.2 mi. N   Dyer Mountain 
Big Brush Gorge (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.3 mi. N   Dyer Mountain 
Hole in the Wall Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 1.7 mi. N   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Cottonwood Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.1 mi. N   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
The Seeps (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.9 mi. N   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Cottonwood Wash (Stream) Uintah County, UT 2.7 mi. E   Donkey Flat 
Constantine Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Pothole Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 2.8 mi. E   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Red Fleet Reservoir (Reservoir) Uintah County, UT 2.9 mi. E 5689  Donkey Flat 
Jackpot Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.2 mi. NE   Burnt Cabin Gorge 
Little Valley Corral (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. SW 5594  Steinaker Reservoir 
Brush Creek Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. NW 6122  Dyer Mountain 
Gompers Canyon (Valley) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. NW   Dyer Mountain 
Trout Spring (Spring) Uintah County, UT 4.5 mi. N 7776  Dyer Mountain 
Red Fleet Campground (Locale) Uintah County, UT 3.9 mi. NE 6014  Donkey Flat 
Little Donkey Flat (Flat) Uintah County, UT 3.8 mi. E 5811  Donkey Flat 

Links

Taxon Links for species Machaeranthera grindelioides  (Nutt.) Shinners

CalPhotos, Berkeley Digital Library Project

CNPS Manual of California Vegetation Database

USDA Plants database
University of Washington Herbarium: Plants of Washington (images)

Texas A&M University: Image Library (images)

Lady Bird Johnson's Wildflower Center

Google Images

External link to this species in the UVU Herbarium:
http://herbarium.UVU.edu/virtual/search.asp?taxon=Machaeranthera+grindelioides

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